Spring to Quarantine: a song from the heart

by Arely Ashley, Tyro Times Staff 2020-2021 was both a unique and challenging experience for students. Some of our SBHS journalists documented their thoughts, feelings, and experiences during the past 15 months. Here is 2020/2021 from a teen’s perspective. Lyrics to “Spring to Quarantine” We were headed off to spring break  It’s a full week off the teachers say  Momma told me they extended the … Continue reading Spring to Quarantine: a song from the heart

2020-2021: through the eyes and art of teens

2020-2021 was both a unique and challenging experience for students. Some of our SBHS journalists documented their thoughts, feelings, and experiences during the past 15 months. Here is 2020/2021 from a teen’s perspective. Here are four artistic representations of 2020-2021. Living Through a Pandemic by Dalia Cedillo, Tyro Times Staff During the past 14 months, things have changed drastically. Many people have fallen. Everyone has … Continue reading 2020-2021: through the eyes and art of teens

Class of ’21: AVIDized and Sashed

AVID is an elective course on campus taught by Mrs. Corigliano and Mrs. Akahoshi; a course designed to provide students with the support – academic, social, and emotional – they need to be successful in high school and college. AVID stands for Advancement via Individual Determination. This year’s students have definitely needed (and shown!) individual determination to advance and succeed in their learning as they … Continue reading Class of ’21: AVIDized and Sashed

Learning during a pandemic: the emotional and academic toll

by Victoria Rodriguez, Tyro Times Staff It’s not news that students and teachers were struck when the pandemic started, but that is just the surface area. Some believe students and teachers finally found a legitimate excuse for laziness and procrastination. We, teachers and students, have never experienced a pandemic, but I can’t say it didn’t affect me. I can say I have stayed motivated to … Continue reading Learning during a pandemic: the emotional and academic toll

A woman’s perspective: my grandma

By Mrs. Rochelle Schmidt, SBHS Librarian 100 years ago, the 19th Constitutional Amendment was ratified, officially allowing women across the United States the right to vote. The right of citizens of the United States to vote shall not be denied or abridged by the United States or by any State on account of sex.  Congress shall have power to enforce this article by appropriate legislation. … Continue reading A woman’s perspective: my grandma

ICYMI: SBHS teachers get creative for their students

It is no secret that COVID-19 has impacted education. Students are learning from home. Teachers are teaching from home. Teachers and students are forced to “connect” through a computer screen. Events are cancelled. Graduations and promotions are celebrated untraditionally. Our SBHS teachers are not letting these challenging times get in the way of supporting and connecting with our students. Instead, they are taking this opportunity … Continue reading ICYMI: SBHS teachers get creative for their students